(adapted, with permission, from “Running for Local Union Office,” by Dave Pratt, TRF 1999)
BY CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECEIPT
April 7, 2000
Bernard Weiner, Secretary Treasurer
United Industrial and Allied Workers of America, Local 99
735 Grand Ave. Grand Rapids, MI 11211
Dear Brother Weiner,
Please verify my eligibility to run for [name the office] in the upcoming Local 99 officers election. Please get back to me within fourteen days.
Thank you for your assistance.
Lance Wilde Membership #32-3200
203 West Tuckahoe Street
Darnelle, MI 10034 (313) 456-9876